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Abdominal lymphoma: with sandwich sign

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45-year-old
Gender: Male

Multiple retrocrural, mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy surround but do not occlude the mesenteric vessels and displace bowel loops but do not occlude them. 


Right renal simple cortical cyst.

Aorto-iliac atherosclerotic calcification. 

Case Discussion

Biopsy proven case of lyphoma

Confluent lymphadenopathy on both sides of the mesenteric vessels gives rise to an appearance described as the sandwich sign

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Case information

rID: 53486
Published: 20th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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